be fair game

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be fair game

To be legitimately or permissibly targeted for something, such as criticism, use, or discussion. As the youngest sibling, I'm always fair game for mockery at family events. If you're playing football with us, then you're fair game to get tackled.
See also: fair, game
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Yet, the Council of the North and the many faithful Anglicans who live in the North are fair game.
The fans are fair game when they come into the players territory; he came out on the field and that's the same way I feel about players going into the stands.